Karen M. Kline, mother, volunteer and poet, considers herself a disruptor as executive director of American Community Think Tank, which she founded in 2000 to encourage the creative imagination of children. ACTT programs have been presented in six states, two Canadian cities and Lahore, Pakistan. ACTT provides non-judgmental, low-cost art, enterprise, literature, media, music, and nature events by partnering with schools and organizations. As a board member of the Robert Frost Foundation of Lawrence, Kline helps conduct yearly festivals, hoots, school poetry bees and workshops for adults and children. She has presented at several Massachusetts Poetry Festivals, public libraries, Boston Children’s Museum and for students from pre-K to college. To celebrate the 400th birthday of Mistress Bradstreet in 2012, Kline presented a program per month to honor Anne, also a disruptor.
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